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Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger Discusses Priorities for the 2019 Session

Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger is candid and specific in our GPB interview, describing why he's confident about the security of the current voting system but looking forward to hardening the database and voting infrastructure to higher levels.  We talk about the value of paper audits and the various systems the state legislature will consider to replace 17- year-old electronic voting technology.  We also go in depth on a system already employed by 25 other states that regularly combs the voter database for voters that died, moved or become inactive.  And beyond the Secretary of State's responsibilities connected to overseeing elections in Georgia, he describes how he would like to expand license reciprocity for trades and professions with other states which would be a big benefit to military families enabling civilian spouses to go to work quickly to help support their households.  

Scott Slade is well known as the host of "Atlanta’s Morning News" on WSB AM and FM, and he is a two-time winner of the National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award as Best Radio Personality in America in both major and large markets. He... more